Role of Incretins in Glucose Homeostasis and Diabetes Mellitus

Abstract

Incretin hormones are defined as intestinal hormones released in response to nutrient ingestion, which potentiate the glucose-induced insulin response. In humans, the Incretin effect is mainly caused by two peptide hormones, glucose-dependent insulin releasing polypeptide (GIP), and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1K cells from small intestine secretes GIP and… (More)

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@inproceedings{Satyanarayana2013RoleOI, title={Role of Incretins in Glucose Homeostasis and Diabetes Mellitus}, author={P. Satyanarayana and Nazmun N. Ratna}, year={2013} }